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    The Soldier's Wife

    R79,00 R285,00
    Dan Riley is a major in the British Army. After a six month tour of duty in Afghanistan, he is coming home to the wife and young daughters he adores. The outside world sees those reunions as a taste of heaven after months of hell. But are they? Can a man trained to fight adjust again to family and domestic life?

    The Journey

    R49,00 R180,00
    Everyone in Washington knows Madeleine and Jack Hunter. Maddy is an award-winning TV anchorwoman, and Jack is the head of her network and an adviser to the President on media issues. To the world, theirs is a storybook marriage. But behind the locked doors of their lush Georgetown home, a very different story emerges.

    My beautiful death

    R49,00 R200,00
    Konstant Wasserman rebels against his people, culture and country. In his own words: I'm going to get the hell away from here and make the life I want somewhere else.

    Night crossing

    R39,00 R235,00
    The author deals with dawn and dusk, day and night, land and sea. Many poems in this volume concern the death of her husband, but the volume itself celebrates life by work of vibrant transformation.

    Time out

    R59,00 R265,00
    Time out is an interesting thematic development in the novels of Marita van der Vyver. She had previously investigated the themes of love and being together (eros), and then she worked with the death of a mother-in-the-text.

    The Sins of the Mother

    R59,00 R305,00
    After building an empire that has made her a legend in business, Olivia spends months each year planning a lavish holiday for everyone in her family to enjoy. This summer she has arranged a dream trip on a luxurious yacht in the Mediterranean, which she hopes will be the most memorable of all.

    The Hope Chest: A Novel

    R240,00 R285,00
    Ever since she was diagnosed with ALS, fiercely independent Mattie doesn't feel like herself. Her devoted husband, Don, doesn't want to imagine life without his wife of nearly fifty years. But when Rose, Mattie's new caretaker, and her young daughter, Jeri, enter the couple's life, happiness and the possibility for new memories return.

    The Fault in Our Stars

    R155,00 R180,00
    Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

    The Muse

    R240,00 R285,00
    A picture hides a thousand words ...On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London, knowing that her life is about to change forever. Having struggled to find her place in the city since she arrived from Trinidad five years ago, she has been offered a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick. But though Quick takes Odelle into her confidence, and unlocks a potential she didn't know she had, she remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery. The truth about the painting lies in 1936 and a large house in rural Spain, where Olive Schloss, the daughter of a renowned art dealer, is harbouring ambitions of her own. Into this fragile paradise come artist and revolutionary Isaac Robles and his half-sister Teresa, who immediately insinuate themselves into the Schloss family, with explosive and devastating consequences ...Seductive, exhilarating and suspenseful, The Muse is an unforgettable novel about aspiration and identity, love and obsession, authenticity and deception - a masterpiece from Jessie Burton, the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist.

    The Angel Tree

    R155,00 R180,00
    First published as Not Quite an Angel under the name Lucinda Edmonds, now extensively rewritten.

    No Man's Land

    R255,00 R299,00

    The Language of Flowers

    R59,00 R180,00
    The international bestseller: now in paperback.

    On Canaan's Side: A Novel

    R59,00 R180,00
    A novel that opens as the narrator Lilly Bere mourns the loss of her grandson, Bill. It then goes back to the moment she was forced to flee Dublin, at the end of the First World War, and follows her life through into the new world of America, a world filled with both hope and danger.

    Rooftoppers

    R160,00
    Charles, a fellow survivor and an eccentric scholar, finds Sophie and brings her home to his London bachelor flat. Raised in a quirky home filled with music, words and love (though questionable diet), Sophie grows into a free-spirited tomboy with a taste for Shakespeare and the unshakeable belief that anything is possible.

    Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it All

    R180,00 R210,00
    The bestselling novel from the author of The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

    All the Light We Cannot See

    R185,00 R220,00
    WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR FICTION A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II